Visa Bulletin 04/2017
14 Mar 2017
New case numbers have been announced. All Green Card winners of the diversity visa program of DV-2017 should regularly check whether their interview appointment is already available. Once your appointment is set, schedule your medical exam, apply for a criminal background check and collect all further necessary documents for the interview.
Case numbers & interviews APRIL 2017 DV-2017
Africa: 34,900 (except Egypt: 21,800 Ethiopia: 24,500)
Asia: 5,500 (except Nepal: 4,575 Iran: 5,300)
North America (Bahamas): 10
South America and the Caribbean: 900
Case numbers & interviews MAY 2017 DV-2017
Africa: Current (except Egypt: 24,500 Ethiopia: 29,100)
Asia: Current (except Nepal: 5,300 Iran: 6,300)
North America (Bahamas): Current
South America and the Caribbean: Current
Furthermore, we would like to announce the following waiting periods for immigration via family or employment (extract from the official version). Further information regarding each category can be found on our website - section "Immigrant Visas".
Immigration categories for APRIL 2017
Family Sponsored Preferences
Other workers 15FEB17
Certain Religious employees C
5thNon-Regional Center (C5 and T5) C
5thRegional Center (I5 and R5) C
(Targeted Employment Areas/regional Centers and Pilot Programs)
For more information you can check out the official website of the U.S. Department of State.
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